Archive for April, 2009

26.04.09 HMRC issue revised guidance to MSB’s

April 26, 2009  |   AML Legislation updates,HMRC News and Guidance   |     |   0 Comment

This guidance is being sent to Money Service Businesses (MSBs) with a copy of the first direction issued under the Counter Terrorism Act 2008 Schedule 7 which affects them and will shortly be included in Public Notice MLR8: Preventing money laundering and terrorist financing. Who is this guidance for? This guidance is ...

22.04.09 MLR – acting for family members

April 22, 2009  |   General Information & FAQ's   |     |   0 Comment

If you have known somebody as a close relative for 40 years do you still need to ID him before accepting instructions? 22-Apr-2009 Common sense approach This post assumes that you are acting for your friends and relatives’ by the way of businesses and not in just a ‘family’ capacity which was ...

08.04.09 Liverpool drug gang hit with £140,000 Proceeds of Crime action by Serious and Organised Crime Agency

April 09, 2009  |   General News & Cases,SOCA - Latest News   |     |   0 Comment

A LIVERPOOL gang behind a massive Scottish drugs farm was stripped of thousands of pounds. John Fitzgibbon, 60, and Michael Fairhurst, 44, ran the sophisticated cannabis operation for more than two years. The Serious and Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) raided ...